About the LibraryThere are 21 public libraries in Tel Aviv, but the biggest and best known among them is the Beit Ariela Library. The library has special sections designed to provide relevant information in a variety of fields, fascinating and interesting. The library moved to its current home in 1977 and is located on Shaul Hamelech Boulevard.
In the press section you can find a Hebrew press collection. If you are interested in the history of the Land of Israel, books of communities in the Diaspora, Hebrew literature, art books, and more - you can spend hours of fascinating study here.
In the Ahad Ha'am archive in the library, you can learn about the work of Ahad Ha'am (the name of Asher Zvi Ginzberger, who was the founder and intellectual thinker of Zionism) - to see where he worked, his furniture and possessions, and his private library. If you want a more personal point of view, there are also documents, family photographs, letters and portraits.
In the library of Maimonides you will find about 100,000 books and computerized databases, and you will be able to view the Library of Visual Design and Information with a wide range of fields organized by the most prominent categories: personalities, 8000 books, periodicals and video recordings, all of which deal with Israeli and international dance from the beginning of the 20th century until the present day. Included is also a theater archive named after Yehuda Gabai (founder of the Theater Museum).
Beyond the fascinating sections, the library conducts various activities for the city's residents, such as lectures, writing workshops, poetry evenings, exhibitions and more.